Annotation

most of the recordings in this compilation have been remastered (in 2007), for details see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Still_on_Top_-_The_Greatest_Hits

Annotation last modified on 2011-11-01 10:52 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Jackie Wilson Said (I'm in Heaven When You Smile)
Van Morrison 2.5 3:01
2 Dweller on the Threshold
Van Morrison 1 4:46
3 Whenever God Shines His Light
Van Morrison feat. Cliff Richard 4:55
4 Moondance
Van Morrison 3.85 4:33
5 Bright Side of the Road
Van Morrison 2.35 3:47
6 Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrison 2.65 3:05
7 Wavelength
Van Morrison 5:46
8 Crazy Love
Van Morrison 2.65 2:38
9 Someone Like You
Van Morrison 4:08
10 When Will I Ever Learn to Live in God
Van Morrison 5:39
11 Tore Down a la Rimbaud
Van Morrison 4:09
12 Wild Night
Van Morrison 3.4 3:35
13 Gloria
Them 2.35 2:39
14 Real Real Gone
Van Morrison 3:42
15 Into the Mystic
Van Morrison 2.65 3:31
16 In the Garden
Van Morrison 5:47
17 Saint Dominic's Preview
Van Morrison 6:27
18 Stranded
Van Morrison 5:38
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Precious Time
Van Morrison 3:49
2 Domino
Van Morrison 3 3:11
3 Here Comes the Night
Them 2 2:47
4 Little Village
Van Morrison 4:31
5 And It Stoned Me
Van Morrison 2.65 4:35
6 Days Like This
Van Morrison 3 3:14
7 Have I Told You Lately?
Van Morrison 1 4:21
8 Cleaning Windows
Van Morrison 1 4:43
9 Baby Please Don't Go
Them 1 2:43
10 Back on Top
Van Morrison 4:22
11 Vanlose Stairway
Van Morrison 4:09
12 Celtic New Year
Van Morrison 6:12
13 Irish Heartbeat
Van Morrison feat. The Chieftains 3:54
14 The Healing Game (alternative version)
Van Morrison 4:30
15 Full Force Gale
Van Morrison 1.5 3:15
16 Warm Love
Van Morrison 1 3:24
17 Did Ye Get Healed?
Van Morrison 2 4:09
18 Tupelo Honey
Van Morrison 3 6:56
19 Wonderful Remark
Van Morrison 1 3:59

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar and alto saxophone:
Van Morrison (track 7)
bass guitar:
Eric Gale (1967-03-28) (track 6)
trumpet:
Luis Gasca (track 12)
mandolin:
Ronnie Montrose (track 12)
membranophone:
Garry Mallabar (track 2)
Gary Mallaber (track 17)
Rick Shlosser (drummer) (tracks 1, 12)
Peter Van Hooke (track 7)
Gary Chester (studio drummer and educator) (1967-03-28) (track 6)
flute:
Rolf "Boots" Houston (flautist) (track 12)
Bruce Royston (flute) (track 12)
organ:
John Allair (Pianist) (track 2)
Ted Templeman (track 12)
Garry Sherman (arranger & conductor) (1967-03-28) (track 6)
organ and piano:
Tom Salisbury (track 17)
guitar:
Mark Knopfler (track 2)
Doug Messenger (tracks 1, 17)
Chris Michie (guitarist) (track 2)
Ronnie Montrose (track 12)
Van Morrison (track 12)
Al Gorgoni (1967-03-28) (track 6)
Hugh McCracken (1967-03-28) (track 6)
Van Morrison (1967-03-28) (track 6)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Van Morrison (track 1)
bass:
Bill Church (Bassist) (tracks 1, 12, 17)
Mickey Féat (track 7)
Steve Pearce (track 3)
Rob Wasserman (track 2)
electric piano:
Mark Jordon (piano) (track 12)
vibraphone [vibes]:
Garry Mallabar (track 12)
electric guitar:
Bobby Tench (classic rock vocalist, guitarist) (track 7)
percussion:
Garry Mallabar (track 12)
Michele Segan (track 2)
steel guitar:
John McFee (tracks 12, 17)
keyboard:
Peter Bardens (founding member of the British progressive rock group Camel) (track 7)
keyboard and synthesizer:
Peter Bardens (founding member of the British progressive rock group Camel) (track 7)
saxophone:
Jules Broussard (track 17)
Rolf "Boots" Houston (flautist) (track 1)
Jack Schroer (Saxophonist) (tracks 1, 12, 17)
piano:
Mark Jordon (piano) (track 12)
Mark Naftalin (track 1)
horn arranger:
Van Morrison (track 12)
Jack Schroer (Saxophonist) (track 12)
additional remixer:
Peter Granet (track 7)
assistant engineer:
David Latman (engineer) (track 7)
assistant producer:
Paul Wexler (track 7)
Mick Glossop (Producer & Engineer) (track 5)
background vocals:
Rolf "Boots" Houston (flautist) (track 12)
Ronnie Montrose (track 12)
Van Morrison (tracks 7, 12)
Bobby Tench (classic rock vocalist, guitarist) (track 7)
Ginger Blake (track 7)
Laura Creamer (track 7)
Linda Dillard (track 7)
Pauline Lozano (track 2)
Janet Planet (track 12)
Ellen Schroer (track 12)
Annie Stocking (track 2)
Bianca Thornton (track 2)
The Sweet Inspirations (1967-03-28) (track 6)
background vocals [backup vocals]:
Janet Planet (track 17)
Ellen Schroer (track 17)
co-engineer:
Richard Ash (Engineer) (track 7)
Alan Douglas (American record producer) (track 7)
composer:
Van Morrison (tracks 1–17)
engineer:
Stephen Barncard (track 12)
David Brown (US producer, engineer - Record Plant Studios, Wally Heider Studios) (track 12)
Mick Glossop (Producer & Engineer) (tracks 7, 16)
Jim Stern (track 16)
Doc Storch (engineer) (track 12)
guest tabla:
Zakir Hussain (track 5)
guest performer:
Cliff Richard (track 3)
lead vocals:
Van Morrison (1967-03-28) (track 6)
lyricist:
Van Morrison (tracks 1, 3–5, 7–17)
Hugh Murphy (producer, engineer) (track 2)
Van Morrison (1967) (track 6)
mixer:
Mick Glossop (Producer & Engineer) (track 7)
performer:
Van Morrison (1967-03-28) (track 6)
producer:
Bert Russell Berns (track 6)
Van Morrison (tracks 1, 4–5, 7–8, 11–12, 15–16)
Ted Templeman (tracks 1, 12)
recording engineer:
Brooks Arthur (track 6)
remixer:
Brooks Arthur (track 7)
vocals:
Van Morrison (track 16)
Judy Clay (track 8)
Emily Houston (track 8)
Jackie Verdell (track 8)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1967) (track 6)
Charly Records (1968) (track 6)
publisher:
Artist Alliance (track 6)
Essential Music (track 16)
Universal Music Publishing (Use ONLY if no country-specific information is available) (track 6)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 6)
Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (tracks 1, 17)
Web IV Music Inc. (track 6)
recorded at:
Columbia Studios (San Francisco) in San Francisco, California, United States (track 12)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 109) (track 6)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 208) (track 13)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 226) (track 4)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 480) (track 15)
arrangements:
Moondance (arr. Ravizza) (track 4)
Moondance (arr. Philippe for jazz band) (track 4)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Bruuni Ouge (track 6)
recording of:
Crazy Love (track 8)
Gloria (track 13)
In the Garden (track 16)
Into the Mystic (track 15)
Moondance (track 4)
Real, Real Gone (track 14)
Someone Like You (track 9)
Wavelength (track 7)
Wild Night (track 12)
Brown Eyed Girl (1967-03-28) (track 6)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Mick Green (English guitarist) (track 1)
Hammond organ:
Geraint Watkins (tracks 1, 10)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Bobby Irwin (tracks 1, 10)
bass guitar:
Nicky Scott (track 6)
trumpet:
Luis Gasca (track 18)
Matthew Holland (track 6)
mandolin:
Ronnie Montrose (track 18)
membranophone:
Geoff Dunn (track 6)
Connie Kay (track 18)
flute:
Rolf "Boots" Houston (flautist) (track 18)
Bruce Royston (flute) (track 18)
flute arranger:
Bruce Royston (flute) (track 18)
organ:
Ted Templeman (track 18)
guitar:
Ronnie Montrose (track 18)
Van Morrison (track 18)
harmonica:
Van Morrison (track 10)
bass:
Bill Church (Bassist) (track 18)
electric piano:
Mark Jordon (piano) (track 18)
vibraphone [vibes]:
Garry Mallabar (track 18)
double bass:
Ian Jennings (tracks 1, 10)
electric guitar:
Mick Green (English guitarist) (track 1)
Ronnie Johnson (track 6)
brass arranger:
Pee Wee Ellis (track 6)
percussion:
Garry Mallabar (track 18)
steel guitar:
John McFee (track 18)
alto saxophone:
Van Morrison (track 6)
Kate St John (track 6)
saxophone:
Jack Schroer (Saxophonist) (track 18)
piano:
Mark Jordon (piano) (track 18)
Fiachra Trench (track 10)
baritone saxophone [baritone sax]:
Pee Wee Ellis (track 1)
horn arranger:
Van Morrison (track 18)
Jack Schroer (Saxophonist) (track 18)
tenor saxophone:
Pee Wee Ellis (track 6)
Leo Green (track 6)
tenor saxophone [tenor sax]:
Pee Wee Ellis (tracks 1, 10)
arranger:
Jeff Labes (track 16)
Van Morrison (track 16)
Jack Schroer (Saxophonist) (track 16)
Big Joe Williams (track 9)
assistant engineer:
Sam Miller at The Wool Hall (alias of Hanno Leichtmann) (tracks 1, 10)
assistant producer:
Jeff Labes (track 16)
Dahaud Shaar (Drummer) (track 2)
Jack Schroer (Saxophonist) (track 16)
background vocals:
Rolf "Boots" Houston (flautist) (track 18)
Ronnie Montrose (track 18)
Van Morrison (track 18)
Brian Kennedy (Irish singer-songwriter) (tracks 1, 6, 10)
Teena Lyle (French percussionist, pianist and actress) (track 6)
Janet Planet (track 18)
Ellen Schroer (track 18)
composer:
Van Morrison (tracks 1–2, 5–8, 11, 13–18)
Bert Russell Berns (track 3)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 9)
engineer:
Stephen Barncard (track 18)
David Brown (US producer, engineer - Record Plant Studios, Wally Heider Studios) (track 18)
Elliot Scheiner (track 2)
Jim Stern (track 16)
Doc Storch (engineer) (track 18)
Neil Schwartz (engineer) (track 16)
guest slide guitar:
Ry Cooder (track 15)
lead vocals:
Van Morrison (track 2)
lyricist:
Van Morrison (tracks 1–2, 5–8, 11, 13–14, 16–18)
Bert Russell Berns (track 3)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 9)
mixer:
Neil Schwartz (engineer) (track 16)
Walter Samuel at The Wool Hall (engineer) (tracks 1, 10)
producer:
Lillian Magowan (track 16)
Van Morrison (tracks 1–2, 5–7, 10, 16, 18)
Robbie Robertson (track 19)
Ted Templeman (track 18)
Bert Russell Berns (track 3)
recording engineer:
Walter Samuel at The Wool Hall (engineer) (tracks 1, 10)
vocals:
Van Morrison (tracks 1, 3, 6, 9–10, 16)
writer:
Van Morrison (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Exile Productions Ltd. (Rights Society Only, not for Label Release) (1999) (tracks 1, 10)
publisher:
Essential Music (tracks 11, 17)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 9)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 18)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Caledonia Studios (track 16)
Columbia Studios (San Francisco) in San Francisco, California, United States (track 18)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
Skybound Blues (track 9)
later parody versions:
Humppakeksi (track 2)
later translated versions:
Heb ik ooit gezegd (track 7)
live recording of:
Cleaning Windows (1982-04-04) (track 8)
recording of:
And It Stoned Me (track 5)
Back on Top (track 10)
Days Like This (track 6)
Did Ye Get Healed? (track 17)
Domino (track 2)
Full Force Gale (track 15)
Irish Heartbeat (track 13)
Precious Time (track 1)
The Healing Game (track 14)
Tupelo Honey (track 18)
Vanlose Stairway (track 11)
Warm Love (1972) (track 16)
version of: